Blanket Jacket by Sally Melville

Blanket Jacket

Knitting
January 2005
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Purl Dash using multiple yarns; 13 sts and 24 rows in garter stitch using single yarn
US 10 - 6.0 mm
5.5 mm (I)
1650 - 1830 yards (1509 - 1673 m)
Child's 6-8 (10-12); Women's S (M, L, 1X, 2X)

Fringed jacked with choices of yarn (bulky, or three strands of fine yarn held together); neckline (round neck or shawl collar); and stitch pattern (garter stitch or “Purl Dash” - a knit-and-purl pattern).

Experience:

  • intermediate
  • stitch pattern through shaping
  • reverse shaping

Measurements:

Child’s Sizes 6-8 (10-12)

  • Chest: 38 (43.5)“
  • Length: 16 (17.5)“ (at sides)
  • Sleeve length: 20 (23)“

Women’s Sizes S (M) L (1X) 2X

  • Chest: 45 (48.5) 51.5 (54) 59.5”
  • Length: 22 (23) 24 (25) 26” (at sides)
  • Sleeve length: 28.5 (29) 29.5 (30) 30.5”

Yarns and Gauges Wool or wool blend

Fine weight

  • 3 strands held together
  • 12 sts and 20 rows = 4”
  • 550 (610) yds of each (for child’s sizes)

Bulky weight

  • 13 sts and 24 rows = 4”
  • 1080 (1200, 1320, 1450, 1620) yds (for women’s sizes)

Notions: Five 1” / 25 mm buttons